The Spicy Olive’s Oven Roasted Granola
  • 6cups Oatsold fashioned (rolled)
  • 1/2cup Honey
  • 1/2cup Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 1tsp Vanilla
  • 1cup Almondsslivered, pecans, walnuts, cashews or a combination
  • 1/2cup Raisinsdried cherries, apricots or dried cranberries
  • 1cup Coconutunsweetened flake
Equipment Needed
  1. Jelly-roll pan, at least 15 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches
  1. Preheat the over to 325 F.
  2. Place oats in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in the honey, olive oil, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly with a fork. The mixture will be sticky. Add the nuts and combine well. Transfer the mixture to the jelly roll pan and use a fork to spread evenly.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir mixture with a fork to separate. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes longer, add dried fruit place in oven 1 more time for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Keep an eye on it as the granola can burn quickly.
  5. Transfer the granola to a cool cookie sheet or a clean cutting board and cool. If you allow it to cool on the pan, it will harden and be difficult to remove.
  6. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.